UK Comedy

'Futurama' Fans, Donald Trump Is Zapp Brannigan And This Proves It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Have you ever heard Donald Trump speak and thought “this reminds me of something”? Well, Imgur user 1stBagpipeOfBraavos may have cracked it. If yo...

Nobody Can Get Over How Ridiculous Last Night's University Challenge Was

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Monday’s edition of University Challenge had viewers glued to their screens with a particularly interesting set of contestants and a few major gaffe...

Donald Trump Said 'Titties' In A Speech And It's Probably The Best Thing He's Ever Done

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Comedy

In a speech at a campaign stop in Detroit on Monday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump fervently said the word “titties” directly to ...

Tesco Wrote An Actual Poem For A Dead Worm Found In One Of Their Cucumbers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Comedy

This supermarket chain may have just won a prize for most committed customer service team after writing poems in honour of a dead worm found on one of...

People Are Freaking Out About Exam Results Even If They Aren't Getting Them Today

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Scottish students are receiving their National 4 and 5, Higher, Advanced Higher and Scottish Baccalaureate exam results today. According to UCAS, a re...

Ten Most Controversial Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Jay Islaam | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jay Islaam

Comedy on TV and in the clubs is safe and inoffensive. Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe is no different, because most of the shows don't exist for your ...

Ten Must See Character Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Jay Islaam | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Jay Islaam

At this time of year, hundreds of middle-class drama students descend upon Edinburgh to showcase their "talent" in poorly crafted one-act plays and un...

I'm Famous Enough!

Naomi Hefter | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

Another year - 2016 and I can't help but ask- HOW is "Celebrity" Big Brother still going? The word celebrity is used lightly here considering the last...

The Funniest Faces Of The Rio 2016 Olympics (So Far)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Being an Olympian is stressful enough with millions of people watching your every move as you try to take home a win for your country - but it’s mad...

Why Do We Need Toilets That Talk to Us?

Laurence Clark | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Laurence Clark

As a stand-up comedian living in the north-west of England, I frequently find myself travelling down to London on the train for gigs. This means that over the past few years I have developed a healthy dislike for Virgin Trains' on-board toilets...

Seven Top Tips For Getting In The Olympic Spirit At Home

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Comedy

The last Olympics were in London so we were all a little bit spoiled, being able to watch the Games at reasonable times, feel truly included in the Ol...

Five Reasons We Absolutely Love Cats

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Today marks International Cat Day (yes, really) and we’re all very excited. The worldwide day of recognition for our feline friends was originally c...

This Donald Trump-Inspired Letter To The Editor Has Newspaper Readers Roaring

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Comedy

A Tampa Bay Times reader has brilliantly spoofed Donald Trump by writing a letter to the editor inspired by the orange-faced hate machine himself. The...

The Absolute Comedy Highlights From The Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Funny bikes, little plants, Dame Judi Dench and some insanely scary spiders - the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympic opening ceremony was certainly e...

This New AI Robot Basically Just Does Faceswaps

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Microsoft’s recent Artificial Intelligence robot Tay didn’t exactly make headlines for the right reasons, after Twitter users somehow managed to t...

11 Things You Should Know About Performing at Open Mic Nights

Claire Patel-Campbell | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Claire Patel-Campbell

Nothing will happen unless you make it happen, and that means putting yourself up there on that teeny pub stage, in front of an audience who may or may not be drunk and who may or may not actually give a rat's arse about what they're seeing or hearing. You just don't know until you try.

Tails of a Playboy Has-Been

Ann French | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Ann French

I remember the very first time I put the bunny suit on, like a realised dream coming true. So magical, it was like I could hear a choir of angels singing every time I slipped into it. For about a month. Then it became annoying as f**k.

This Is What Rihanna's 'Work' Would Sound Like If It Was A Polka Song

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Rihanna’s ‘Work’ has truly cemented itself as one of the year’s biggest hits - but what if things had been a bit different? YouTube channel TR...

QUIZ: How Much Of A Hipster Parent Are You?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Comedy

This summer The Huffington Post UK is spearheading an initiative helping families thrive, with a focus on parent wellbeing, the challenges facing stay...

This Is What Happened When Two Comedians Hijacked Each Other's Tinder Accounts

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Comedy

We’ve all had the temptation to play around with our friends’ dating apps when they’re not looking, but Vanity Fair decided to take it one step ...

How I Turned My Brexit Anger Into a Short Film That'll Make No Difference

Daisy Aitkens | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Daisy Aitkens

I know I loathed Brexit. I didn't want our country to seem so insular, fear-based and - get ready for this big word - mean. After some reading, googling and chats with friends, that's how Brexit appeared to me.

George Osborne Tweeted About The Economy So Everyone Is Reminding Him He Got Fired

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Comedy

A lot has happened in the world of UK politics over the last few weeks but you may well remember the sacking of George Osborne. Despite now being *jus...

My Edinburgh Festival Survival Guide

Matt Richardson | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Matt Richardson

I've been to Edinburgh many times. Some of it I know, some of it I don't. It's the most amazing and wonderful place during the festival. You'll see some of the best shows you've ever seen (and some of the worst - but that's all part of the fun!) please don't just take my advice below - you need to go and find out for yourself. So get your bum up here!

QUIZ: Who Said It, Clint Eastwood Or Grandpa Simpson?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Actor and director Clint Eastwood has gone on yet another rant about the “good old days”, giving us all flashbacks to that time he interrogated an...

Someone Looking For Weed Got A Very Awkward Wrong Number

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Accidentally texting or calling the wrong number can be awkward at the best of times, but this SMS encounter landed someone in hot water with the poli...